AOS100-B Sustainable Leadership

Credits (ECTS):7.5

Course responsible:Gro Ladegård

Campus / Online:Online

Teaching language:Norsk

Course frequency:Annually

Nominal workload:187.5 hours.

Teaching and exam period:The course starts in the Spring Parallel. 8 weeks teaching period and evaluation in the Spring Parallel, week 5-12

About this course

This online course includes central themes on leading people and teams. The course perspective is linked to social sustainability and have strong focus on Norwegian work life and own leadership role.

The course starts with exercises in self-reflection and analysis of own leadership skills and strengths. Review of theory and discussion of practice on the following topics:

  • The "Norwegian model" in work life
  • Governance and leadership
  • Ethics and social interaction
  • Leadership behavior
  • Teams and team leadership
  • Communication and change management
  • Power and influence

Learning outcome

Knowledge: The students will have basic knowledge on leadership in organizations and the worklife in Norway.

Skills: The students will have obtained skills in self assessment, and role analysis.

General competence: The students will have general competence in understanding, analysing and discussing leadership functions in organisation with particular focus on social sustainability.

  • The course is based on active participation from students. Learning activities are digital lectures, self-reflection activities and individual written assignments.
  • Canvas.
  • 3 hours digital home exam. Pass/fail assessment.
  • External examiner will control the quality of syllabus, questions for the final examination, and principles for the assessment of the examination answers.
  • There will be weeklyindividual assignments, 6 in total. 4 out of 6 assignments must be completed to access the final exam.
  • 3-4 digital video lectures per week, available on Canvas.
  • One-year study programme in Sustainable Business Management (KVU-BEDØK).
  • Passed / Not Passed
  • Minimum requirements for entrance to higher education in Norway (GSK).

    Study right KVU-BEDØK.